Category Archives : Snack


3 Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant Based Diet   Recently updated !

Dining Out is Easy with My 3 Top Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant Based Diet. Before you leave, load up your body with nutrients – enjoy my fresh, sweet and creamy pre-travel smoothie.  SPECIAL NOTICE: Before I get started – I’m excited to offer “Early Bird” pricing for my 21 day Cleansing Life Program – a […]

Pre-Travel Smoothie

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A Healthier Uncrustables Alternative – Whole Grain, Sugar Free 3

I have it! Just for you, a (MUCH) healthier Uncrustables alternative! Whole grain, sugar free, wheat free, nut free, dairy free, preservative free, GMO free, kid tested and easy to make! My daughter has many demons to battle – food allergies and chronic ear infections. I have written many times about her allergies, but I haven’t […]


Vegan Back to School Lunch Ideas and a Secret at the End…. 4

Last year I was mad as hell seeing what kids at my daughter’s school were eating. It could NOT be called food! Join my crusade to FIGHT BACK. This is my post on healthier plant-based vegan back to school lunches. You guys – we need to start getting PISSED about what kids are eating. Let’s control […]

Overnight Oats

Caramelized Banana Cookie Cake

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My warm Caramelized Banana Cookie Cake is vegan, gluten free, refined sugar and refined oil free ~ perfect for breakfast, snack or dessert when paired with a delicious scoop cashew ice cream. Way back when, in my past life, I made a career choice that may surprise you. After graduating from FSU I attended a career […]


Lose Weight Naturally with Cheesy Chia Seed Soup

This cheesy chia seed soup is simple, filling and comforting, and will help you lose weight naturally with the perfect blend of fiber, good fats and protein. Conquer your New Years Resolution! I have completely fallen in love with this soup. Warm, flavorful organic broth, hearty chia seeds with their good fats, fiber and micronutrients, […]

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Soft and Moist All Natural Kale and Flax Cornbread Muffin

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Gently sweet, soft, moist and comforting – these kale and flax cornbread muffins are supremely satisfying. They are perfect for breakfast or as a great accompaniment for dinner (and your kids will love eating kale and flax). Imagine that! There is something comforting about cornbread – it’s a little sweet and a unique texture that […]


Chicken Out! Vegan and Gluten Free Dilled Chickpea Salad 4

I confess. I miss tuna fish sandwiches and chicken salad – but substituting chickpeas with the same flavors is just as satisfying on a plant based diet! I love that clean and fresh taste of dill – so distinctive – paired with nuts or seeds. As soon as I saw this recipe from my friend […]

Nutty Chickpea Salad

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Simply Sophisticated Dessert – Strawberries, Agave and Crystallized Ginger 3

Gently sweet, a little salty and a little spicy. Is your mouth watering yet? Anyone that follows my blog knows that I tend to keep things simple. As soon as I the ingredient list climbs above 7 items I know the likelyhood of people making it goes way down.  We just don’t have the time […]


Four Reasons Mila is my Chia of Choice and a Recipe for Chocolate Chip Chia (Mila) Bars 15

There are four reasons I choose Mila. WHY is it better?   A fair question.  Over the years, I have been approached with many various products – from skin care, to food, to pills and shakes and this is the only product I have chosen to support. Quality. We need to eat Omega 3’s, our […]

Chocolate Chip Mila Bars

Gingery Pepita Energy Bars

Gingery Pepita Energy Bars – a little spicy, a little salty and a little sweet and only around 150 calories! 4

Gingery Pepita Bars – a little spicy, a little salty and a little sweet. 100% delicious. These are so satisfying and EASY to make – you’ll never spend money on pre-made bars again.  I’ve been making tons of variations of these with whatever is on sale.  I simply add enough dates, raisins or prunes so that […]